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Notorious Hermes waiting list a thing of the past?

Seems as if even Hermes is not recession-proof: according to shopping blog shefinds.com, a previously almost unattainable Hermes Birkin bag can now be bought by anyone — if you’re ready to spend $6,500 or more, that is. The Birkin, one of the best-known statement bags, can cost up to six digits and is frequently worn [...]

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Luxury brands are looking to trainers for new business

Designer denim used to be the go-to strategy of luxury labels to lure in new customers, but now it seems as if trainers are the new jeans. While brands like Dior, Hugo Boss, and LV have long been in the market of men’s designer trainers – with the latter’s collaboration with rapper Kanye West selling [...]

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This Week’s Top Stories (Apr. 19-25, 2010)

In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of LUXUO’s top posts for the week of April 19-25. 1 – Louis Vuitton: Maradona – Pelé – Zidane Annie Leibovitz was called to take this photograph for the Louis Vuitton World Cup Campaign featuring Maradona, Pelé and Zinedine Zidane. 2 – Lamborghini [...]

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Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV China Edition

Super-sports-car maker Lamborghini surprised audiences at the 2010 Beijing Auto Show with a highly exclusive edition of the Murciélago LP670-4 SuperVeloce. The LP670-4 China Edition is no different than normal models in term of technicalities, but it comes with a bespoke black and orange stripe and can be had with a special grey color. The [...]

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Grey Goose Vodka by Chopard

High-end French vodka label Grey Goose has collaborated with Swiss high end jewelry brand Chopard on a special redesign of their bottle. The magnum is adorned with a brilliant, glittering globe atop which sits a goose. Presented on preview at Cannes, the bottle will be available at major grocery stores in Paris until the end [...]

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Hong Kong boasts world’s least affordable homes

Bad times are getting even worse for Hong Kong‘s homemakers with a comparative survey showing it is now harder to own an apartment here than in other major cities of the world. The report released Wednesday claims that your average Hongkonger has to spend 10 times their annual income to buy an apartment — the [...]

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